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Cambodian Street Food in Silkwinds Magazine

My story on Cambodian street food is out in the September/October edition of Silkwinds Magazine, inflight publication for Silk Air. Photographs by Aroon Thaewchatturat. To read the feature, click on this link and proceed to page 8.

Sacred Skin at The Space, Bangkok

Photographers Jim Nachtwey and Nic Dunlop on June 28th at The Space in Bangkok, Thailand, at the opening night for Sacred Skin, my new book, with photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat, on Thailand’s sacred tattoos. The Yant Sua (Tiger Yant) was drawn by Aroon Thaewchatturat and Yvan Cohen. And chef Christao describes the evening from a culinary […]

South of Pyongyang – Tom Vater’s journey into the culinary Heart of Darkness

For years, American presidents have been telling us that the ‘Axis of Evil’ is spreading its evil wings across the globe, slowly suffocating us with, well, evil. North Korea has long been mentioned as one of these evil states. But as we push further into the 21st century, old certainties are eroding, and with Libya […]

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